Dice Game Goes Sour, Man Arrested For Illegal Gambling
Underground gambling happens all across the United States. People play house card games. Dice is also popular on the streets. the problem with this form of gambling is that it is not regulated.
One man learned the hard way over the past few days about the dangers that lurk in illegal gambling. Ricky Lee Jones was shooting dice with Beauhanan D. Walker back on December 27th.
Jones and Walker apparently had a confrontation over the game of dice they were playing. walker picked up the money, that was being gambled illegally, and ran off. Jones then phoned police and filed a complaint claiming he wanted his portion of the illegal winnings.
On the next day, Walker was arrested as was Jones. They were both charged with forth degree illegal game betting. The charge carries a maximum sentence of a year in prison.
Jones was not arrested on the charge until a traffic stop on Friday. He was booked at the jail, then he was released on his own recognizance. Jones is fifty three years old. walker is twenty three. Police spent a few hours on December 27th investigating the gambling that was going on.
January 5, 2008
Posted By Larry Rutherford
Staff Editor, CasinoGamblingWeb.com
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